Tag Archives: Elton John

55th Grammy Awards Levon Helm Tribute – Mavis Staples & Mumford and Sons and Brittany Howard

One of the highlights of this, my third year covering the GRAMMYS as the official Americana blogger, was the heartfelt Levon Helm tribute featuring Elton John, Zac Brown, T Bone Burnett, Mavis Staples & Mumford…

GRAMMYs Night One – T. Bone Burnett

Of all the events I am covering for the GRAMMYS, this is the one I most looked forward to. Great time at the Producers & Engineer’s Wing 10th Anniversary Honoring T. Bone Burnett took place…

Nominations for the 53rd GRAMMY Awards

The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) announced the nominees for the 53rd Annual Grammy Awards (to be held February 13th, 2011.) Here listed are the nominees in the Americana, Roots categories as…

News Round Up: Miranda Lambert Gets Her Due

In a rare alignment of planets the Country Music Awards are actually in agreement. the pride of Texas, Miranda Lambert has been nominated for a record-breaking nine Country Music Association Awards, the most for any…

Panning for Gold – Elton John – Tumbleweed Connection

Before he became the modern equivalent of Liberace and creator of Disney Soundtracks (1994’s The Lion King with Tim Rice) Sir Elton John (Reginald Dwight to his mum) was the reigning king of 70’s adult…